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USA TODAY Sports college football staff picks for Week 9

q.usatoday.com — There's a cooling-off period this Saturday after a series of weekends with matchups between top 10 teams that has left college football with just three major unbeatens remaining. WEEK 9: Top 10 games to watch There are two matchups of ranked opponents, starting with No. 2 Mississippi traveling to No.

P.K. Subban wins Halloween with this amazing ‘Thriller’ costume

ftw.usatoday.com — P.K. Subban is a total delight, on the ice and off. Everything the guy does happens with distinct style and flair and his Halloween costume is no exception.

Multiple shots fired outside Canadian Parliament

usatoday.com — Multiple shots were fired Tuesday morning just outside the Canadian Parliament building in Ottawa, according to witnesses. Witnesses say a man started shooting near the National War Memorial outside the government complex, hitting one person before sprinting toward the Parliament Hill, according to the Globe and Mail.
Oct 22, 2014

RT @williammwelch: Canada PM Stephen Harper refers to shooter as "terrorist" in address to nation usat.ly/1wkkAuw via @usatoday

Oct 22, 2014

Canada PM Stephen Harper refers to shooter as "terrorist" in address to nation usat.ly/1wkkAuw via @usatoday

Oct 22, 2014

Chaos in Canada: Gunfire erupts at Parliament usat.ly/1wkkAuw via @wusa9

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Steve Ballmer is so excited about the Clippers’ preseason

ftw.usatoday.com — Sure it was just a preseason game but new Clippers owner Steve Ballmer went absolutely nuts during his team against the Suns on Wednesday night. While it might be a little weird to be that excited in a game that doesn't count, but isn't that what you want to see in an owner: Pure enjoyment and enthusiasm of their team?

How the U.S. is cutting off Islamic State's money

usatoday.com — WASHINGTON -- The Islamic State presents a unique challenge for U.S. officials who try to stop the flow of money to terrorist groups because of its "diverse and deep" wealth, a Treasury official said Thursday. But its control of hundreds of miles of territory "is both costly and bureaucratically challenging," said Treasury Undersecretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence David S.
Oct 23, 2014

How the U.S. is cutting off Islamic State's money -- up to $1 million each day in oil revenue alone usat.ly/1wmBtom #disruptingISIL

Oct 23, 2014

How the U.S. is cutting off Islamic State's money. Tracking oil smuggling, financial transactions. usat.ly/1wmBtom

Exclusive: Koch-linked PAC raises more than $20 million

usatoday.com — Group announces $6.5 million in six Senate battlegrounds WASHINGTON - Freedom Partners Action Fund, a new super PAC tied to the Koch brothers' political network, has quickly raised nearly $21 million to help Republicans in midterm races, new documents show.
Oct 22, 2014

Exclusive: Koch-linked PAC raises more than $20 million usat.ly/1wl4gti via @fschouten

Oct 22, 2014

RT @SusanPage: Exclusive: Koch-linked PAC raises more than $20 million--and reserves TV time for LA Senate runoff. usat.ly/1wl4gti @fschouten

Oct 22, 2014

RT @SusanPage: Exclusive: Koch-linked PAC raises more than $20 million--and reserves TV time for LA Senate runoff. usat.ly/1wl4gti @fschouten

Oct 22, 2014

No one covers the Koch Brothers' campaign finance activities better than @fschouten. Another exclusive here. usat.ly/1wl4gti

Oct 22, 2014

RT @SusanPage: Exclusive: Koch-linked PAC raises more than $20 million--and reserves TV time for LA Senate runoff. usat.ly/1wl4gti @fschouten

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Just how good is Buster Posey?

ftw.usatoday.com — KANSAS CITY, Mo. - We thought this would be the postseason of Mike Trout or Bryce Harper or Yasiel Puig. Some of baseball's most electrifying young talents entered the playoffs on some of the game's best clubs, provoking widespread speculation that one would seize his October spotlight and emerge as the sport's new Most Famous Guy to replace the retiring Derek Jeter.

Pac-12 Networks’ Yogi Roth wants to turn a walk with his dad into a worldwide movement

ftw.usatoday.com — Yogi Roth has always been up for a unique journey. After growing up in the tiny northeast Pennsylvania town of Dalton (pop. 2500), Roth walked-on to the Pitt football team as a wide receiver in 2000. By the next season, he was on scholarship.
Oct 23, 2014

Pac-12 Networks' Yogi Roth wants to turn a walk with his dad into a worldwide movement usat.ly/1wsx445 ...getting dusty here.

Oct 23, 2014

A must read from @chris_strauss RT @ForTheWin: @YogiRoth wants to turn a walk with his dad into a worldwide movement usat.ly/1wsx445

Oct 23, 2014

Ex-Pitt WR & Pac 12 Networks personality @YogiRoth turned a long walk with his dad into a very cool film project. ftw.usatoday.com/2014/10/yogi-r…

What the F?! Little girls drop F-bombs for feminism

usatoday.com — "What is more offensive -- a little girl saying (expletive) or the (expletive) unequal and sexist way society treats girls and women?" That's the question five little girls in princess dresses and tiaras ask in a video that is going viral and sparking controversy online both because of the R-rated content and because its origin is a for-profit T-shirt company.
Oct 23, 2014

Is feminism for sale? Little girls drop f-bombs in viral ad talking about inequality via @lindsdee: usat.ly/1wfi7Ee

Oct 23, 2014

RT @lindsdee: What the F?! Little girls drop F-bombs for feminism a video. It's getting controversy for the language and source - usat.ly/1sTevUh

Oct 23, 2014

What the F?! Little girls drop F-bombs for feminism a video. It's getting controversy for the language and source - usat.ly/1sTevUh

U.S. misinformed Congress, public on immigrant release

usatoday.com — New records contradict the Obama administration's assurances to Congress and the public that the 2,200 people it freed from immigration jails last year to save money had only minor criminal records. New records contradict the Obama administration's assurances to Congress and the public that the 2,200 people it freed from immigration jails last year to save money had only minor criminal records.
Oct 23, 2014

RT @alangomez: Records shows that @wwwicegov misinformed Congress, public on release of immigrants usat.ly/ZH8foa via @usatoday by @bradheath

Oct 23, 2014

Records shows that @wwwicegov misinformed Congress, public on release of immigrants usat.ly/ZH8foa via @usatoday by @bradheath

Oct 23, 2014

RT @bradheath: Obama admin. freed immigrants with sex assault, kidnap records. not what it told Congress. usatoday.com/story/news/nat…

Oct 23, 2014

Must read RT @bradheath: Obama admin. freed immigrants with sex assault, kidnap records. not what it told Congress. usatoday.com/story/news/nat…

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Bernie Sanders to caucus with GOP? Fat chance, he says

onpolitics.usatoday.com — Let's clear this up now: Sen. Bernie Sanders won't be caucusing with Republicans, no matter what happens Nov. 4. The Vermont independent's staff released a statement Thursday responding to what they said has been a "flurry of press speculation" about what would happen if more independents are elected to the Senate this year.

Raw: Facebook CEO dazzles with Mandarin

usatoday.com — During a business conference seminar at Tsinghua University in Beijing, Mark Zuckerberg discussed Facebook's China plans in Mandarin. His language skills stunned the audience. (Oct. 23)

Serena receives Tarpischev apology

usatoday.com — SINGAPORE (AP) - Serena Williams says she has received a written apology from Russian tennis chief Shamil Tarpischev for offensive comments in which he called her and sister Venus the "Williams brothers." At the WTA Finals on Thursday, Williams said "he has reached out to apologize to both myself and my sister", adding "it was written.
Oct 23, 2014

Serena Williams receives Tarpischev apology after calling the sisters the "Willams brothers" usat.ly/1wmvorV via @usatoday

Ask Matt: Is 3D printing a bust?

americasmarkets.usatoday.com — A: Investors have been betting the ability to print tangible objects from anywhere was the next big thing. But a profit warning from the industry's giant is cooling off investors.

North Carolina probe: Advisers steered athletes to bogus classes

usatoday.com — An independent investigator found evidence of 963 North Carolina football players and 226 men's basketball players enrolled in no-show classes beginning in 1999, a scheme designed to raise their grades and keep many of them eligible, according to a report released Wednesday. Kenneth Wainstein, a former U.S.
Oct 22, 2014

RT @DanWolken: Updated on the North Carolina probe: Advisers steered athletes to bogus classes usat.ly/1tLmpTs via @usatoday

Oct 22, 2014

North Carolina probe: Advisers steered athletes to bogus classes usat.ly/1tLmpTs via @usatoday

Oct 22, 2014

RT @DanWolken: Updated on the North Carolina probe: Advisers steered athletes to bogus classes usat.ly/1tLmpTs via @usatoday

Oct 22, 2014

Updated on the North Carolina probe: Advisers steered athletes to bogus classes usat.ly/1tLmpTs via @usatoday

Oct 22, 2014

RT @DanWolken: North Carolina probe: Advisers steered athletes to bogus classes usat.ly/1tLmpTs via @usatoday

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